• Japanese shares plunge over global woes

    Japan’s markets trade sharply lower on Friday amid concerns over the global economy and a stronger yen against the dollar. …read more Read more here: Japanese shares plunge over global woes

  • HK man’s ‘abduction breaches treaty’

    The UK has called the apparent abduction of a bookseller from Hong Kong a “serious breach” of the treaty that paved the way for the city’s return to China. …read more Read more here: HK man’s ‘abduction breaches treaty’

  • Man missing 30 years remembers identity

    A Canadian man who suffered a head injury and went missing for 30 years is set to be reunited with his family after remembering his identity. …read more Read more here: Man missing 30 years remembers identity

  • ‘Paternity leave’ MP quits over affair

    A Japanese MP who sparked a national discussion on paternity leave resigns after admitting to having an affair as his wife was due to give birth. …read more Read more here: ‘Paternity leave’ MP quits over affair

  • NY officer convicted in stairwell death

    A New York City police officer has been convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a darkened stairwell. …read more Read more here: NY officer convicted in stairwell death

  • World powers ‘agree Syria ceasefire’

    Agreement has been reached by foreign ministers meeting in Munich on a nationwide Syria ceasefire to start in one week’s time, US’s John Kerry says. …read more Read more here: World powers ‘agree Syria ceasefire’

  • Quiz of the week’s news

    Who got an unexpected boost from Beyonce this week? …read more Read more here: Quiz of the week’s news